Yvonne is currently responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the operations function of the company; drive the development and growth of the business in a sustainable and profitable manner.
Yvonne joined Real People Kenya in September 2009 as the Regional Manager and was promoted to General Manager and Director in 2011. In 2014, Yvonne was appointed as the Chief Operations officer for the East African region. Yvonne has an all rounded wealth of knowledge and experience in Operations Management ranging from Risk Analysis, Business Processes, internal controls and policy formulation and overall compliance as well as Project Management. Yvonne has successfully driven the Kenya business operations with 250 staff, over 17,000 active customers. Prior to joining Real People,Yvonne worked at Zain Kenya (now Airtel) in 2005 as a credit analyst and as the Risk and Control Coordinator for the Kenya Operations.
Yvonne holds a Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GeMBA) from United States International University – Africa, she is also a Certified Public Accountant with a (CPA-K) from Strathmore University.
Yvonne also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Option) from Kenyatta University as well certification in Information Management Systems (IMIS) from Strathmore University.